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Administrative Assistant - Recent Graduate

The USGS National Climate Adaptation Science Center (the hiring manager is Janet Cushing; is hiring for an Administrative Assistant within the Administrative Support team. Applicants must apply on USAJOBS - Search enter in the search: " USGS-PATH-22-11591184-DE-MW ". Applications will be accepted starting Tuesday, August 23, 2022. The announcement will be open for five (5) days or until the first 100 applications are received. The position is remote. We expect the position to be highly competitive and to receive a large number of applications, so we encourage applicants to apply the day the position opens. The vacancy will close at midnight Eastern Time on the day the application limit is reached regardless of the closing date specified in this vacancy announcement.  Applicants must apply to the announcement on USAJOBS to receive consideration. We cannot accept resumes sent via email.

We are encouraging recently graduated students from 2- or 4-year colleges and universities who are interested in climate and ecological science, public administration, budget/finance, management or related fields to apply.

Join us for an information session to learn about the position and for tips and tricks on navigating the application process, please follow the NCASC newsletter or attend the informational session on August 18, 2022, 5 pm - 6 pm ET. You can join using the following information:

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In this position, you will join the team of the National Climate Adaptation Science Center ( You will be responsible for travel support, timesheet support, purchasing equipment and supplies, and records management. This is a great way for new graduates to join the federal government workforce – which provides good benefits! If you are interested in climate science, are detail oriented, and love helping people, this is a great position for you. Find more information here: